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Department of International Education and Mobility
Rector’s Office
Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
February 2014
Budapest,...
Brief history of ELTE

1635
1777
Turn of the
18th-19th century
1950

Founded by Péter Pázmány, the Archbishop of Esztergom...
Faculties of Informatics / Science /
Social Sciences

Eight faculties

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Law
Eight faculties
Faculty of Special Education

Faculty of Education and Psychology
Faculty of Primary and Pre-School Educat...
ELTE
University
Library Network
konyvtar.elte.hu

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Central University Library founded in 1561
8th century Beda f...
ELTE
Botanical Garden

www.fuveszkert.org

• First botanical garden in Hungary (founded in 1771)
• National nature reserve...
ELTE alumni and professors

John von Neumann
(1903-1957)‫‏‬
PhD at ELTE

László Lovász (1948-)‫‏‬
Wolf Prize, Kyoto Prize
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Facts and figures - Students

Faculty of
Humanities 23%

Bárczi Gusztáv
Faculty of Special
Education 7%

Faculty of Scienc...
Facts and figures - Students
Number of first-year students:

ab. 8,600

Total number of students:

ab. 28,200

Bachelor le...
Higher education in Hungary: University ranking

Ranking

Higher Education Institution

Student
excellence

Academic
excel...
International relations: Bilateral agreements
• Extensive relationships with universities all over the world
• Formal agre...
International relations: University networks
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AUDEM (Alliance of Universities for Democracy)
AUF (Agence U...
International relations –
European dimension:
Erasmus program
379 partner universities
942 Erasmus contracts
Degree programs in Hungarian

Hungary’s largest selection of educational programs:
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8 faculties
13,162 courses...
Degree programs in English
Education and
psychology

Humanities
English and American Studies

Preuniversity

Software
Info...
Joint degree programs

Erasmus Mundus Programs
• TEMA: European Territories (Civilisation, nation, region, city): Identity...
Services for incoming international students
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Hungarian language course (free of charge for Erasmus students)
www.elte.h...
Learn Hungarian: Hungarian course
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During the semester
Department of Hungarian as a Foreign Language
Different l...
Learn Hungarian:
20th Summer University of Hungarian Language and Culture
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28 July – 22 August 2014
Department ...
BEAC:
University Athletics Club
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Since its foundation in 1898, members of the club have won five Olympic gold medals
a...
Mass Sports Events
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5vös5 (running contest on Lágymányos Campus, 5 kms, each September and May)
ELTE Fit Night (try ou...
Sports for credits
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Via Neptun study system
6,000 HUF (~ 19.5 EUR)/course/semester
1 credit/sport
3 sports venues
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Eötvös Art Ensemble
www.zene.elte.hu

• The first choir and university orchestra in higher education in Hungary
• Three am...
Eötvös Art Ensemble:

Béla Bartók University Choir

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Named after Hungarian composer Béla Bartók
Classical mixed ...
Eötvös Art Ensemble:
University Orchestra

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String orchestra
Ab. 35 members
All types of music from baroque to...
Eötvös Art Ensemble:
Folk Dance Group

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Artistic director: Gábor Valach
Members: (former) ELTE students
Repe...
Contact us!
Department of International Education and Mobility
Rector’s Office
Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

Address
E-...
A brief introduction of Eotvos Lorand University ELTE, Budapest, Hungary
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A brief introduction of Eotvos Lorand University ELTE, Budapest, Hungary

  1. 1. Department of International Education and Mobility Rector’s Office Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) February 2014 Budapest, Hungary E: iro@elte.hu T: 0036 1 411 6543 W: www.elte.hu/en Facebook: www.facebook.com/elteinternational
  2. 2. Brief history of ELTE 1635 1777 Turn of the 18th-19th century 1950 Founded by Péter Pázmány, the Archbishop of Esztergom Moved from Nagyszombat (Trnava) to Buda, then to Pest ELTE is among the 15 largest universities in the world Adopted the name of Loránd Eötvös (1848-1919)
  3. 3. Faculties of Informatics / Science / Social Sciences Eight faculties Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Law
  4. 4. Eight faculties Faculty of Special Education Faculty of Education and Psychology Faculty of Primary and Pre-School Education
  5. 5. ELTE University Library Network konyvtar.elte.hu • • • • • Central University Library founded in 1561 8th century Beda fragment 185 codices, 1,150 incunabula, 2,600 old printed Hungarian books 2 million titles, over 200,000 journals, 600 online periodicals, and 100 online databases e-text archives, online copies of printed documents, electronic-only materials and CDROMs
  6. 6. ELTE Botanical Garden www.fuveszkert.org • First botanical garden in Hungary (founded in 1771) • National nature reserve since 1960 • About 7,000 species and variations of plants
  7. 7. ELTE alumni and professors John von Neumann (1903-1957)‫‏‬ PhD at ELTE László Lovász (1948-)‫‏‬ Wolf Prize, Kyoto Prize Pál Erdős (1913-1996)‫‏‬
  8. 8. Facts and figures - Students Faculty of Humanities 23% Bárczi Gusztáv Faculty of Special Education 7% Faculty of Science 17% Faculty of Primary Faculty of Social and Pre-School Education 9% Sciences 8% Faculty of Informatics 9% Faculty of Law 14% Faculty of Education and Psychology 13%
  9. 9. Facts and figures - Students Number of first-year students: ab. 8,600 Total number of students: ab. 28,200 Bachelor level training Master level training Higher-level vocational training Undivided degree program Vocational training PhD, DLA
  10. 10. Higher education in Hungary: University ranking Ranking Higher Education Institution Student excellence Academic excellence 1. Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) 3. 1. 2. University of Szeged (SZTE) 5. 2. 3. Pázmány Péter Catholic University (PPKE) 9. 3. 4. Semmelweis University (SE) 4. 10. 4. Károli Gáspár University (KRE) 11. 3. 6. University of Pécs (PTE) 10. 6. 7. Corvinus University (BCE) 2. 15. 8. University of Debrecen (DE) 6. 12. 9. Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) 1. 20. 10. University of West Hungary (NYME) 20. 3. Source: eduline.hu (2012 November)
  11. 11. International relations: Bilateral agreements • Extensive relationships with universities all over the world • Formal agreements with about 187 universities in the world at an institutional or a faculty level, and 379 Erasmus partner universities. • Main areas of cooperation: – Joint training and research projects – Joint participation in international conferences and workshops – Accreditation of courses – Exchange of students and guest lecturers
  12. 12. International relations: University networks • • • • • • • • AUDEM (Alliance of Universities for Democracy) AUF (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie) CEI UniNet (Central European Initiative University Network) Coimbra Group Danube Rectors Conference EUA (European University Association) UNICA Network (Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe) Utrecht Network
  13. 13. International relations – European dimension: Erasmus program 379 partner universities 942 Erasmus contracts
  14. 14. Degree programs in Hungarian Hungary’s largest selection of educational programs: • • • • • • 8 faculties 13,162 courses 292 bachelor’s degree and combined undergraduate-graduate programs 93 master’s programs 80 combined undergraduate-graduate teaching degree programs 17 doctoral schools offering 118 doctoral programs
  15. 15. Degree programs in English Education and psychology Humanities English and American Studies Preuniversity Software Information Technology Law Science Social sciences Biology Chemistry Physics Psychology English and American Studies Software Information Technology French German as a minority language and lit. German Italian Portuguese Spanish Bachelor Intercultural psychology and American Studies education Psychology English Studies History Master Informatics French German as a minority language and literature German Logic and Theory of Science Polish Portuguese Russian Spanish Biology Chemistry Physics Software Information Technology EIT ICT: Security and Privacy EIT ICT: Service Design and Engineering European and International Biology Business Law Chemistry Physics Mathematics Geology Ethnic and Minority Studies
  16. 16. Joint degree programs Erasmus Mundus Programs • TEMA: European Territories (Civilisation, nation, region, city): Identity and Development, TEMA Erasmus Mundus Master Course mastertema.eu • DCGC: Doctorate in Cultural and Global Criminology www.dcgc.eu EIT ICT Labs MSc programs ictlabs.elte.hu • Security and Privacy • Service Design and Engineering
  17. 17. Services for incoming international students • Hungarian language course (free of charge for Erasmus students) www.elte.hu/en/language_courses • • • • • • • • English preparation course www.elte.hu/en/language_courses Summer schools (Biostatistics, Health Technology Assessment, Heidelberg University – ELTE Joint Summer University, Hungarian, Mathematics) www.elte.hu/en/summer_university Intercultural workshop www.elte.hu/en/intercultural_workshop Mentor system (ESN ELTE) Cultural and social programs organized by the Students’ Union (ESN ELTE) University library network konyvtar.elte.hu/en Sport facilities www.beac.hu/in-english ELTE „Eötvös” Art Ensemble www.zene.elte.hu
  18. 18. Learn Hungarian: Hungarian course • • • • • During the semester Department of Hungarian as a Foreign Language Different levels: from beginner (A1) to proficient (C2) Different course types: general language course, language and culture, intensive course, private course Free for Erasmus students Contact: W: www.elte.hu/en/language_courses/hungarian E: hungarian_course@elte.hu Visiting address: Faculty of Humanities Department of Hungarian as a Foreign Language H-1088 Budapest, Múzeum körút 4, Building I, 2nd floor, Room 208
  19. 19. Learn Hungarian: 20th Summer University of Hungarian Language and Culture • • • • • 28 July – 22 August 2014 Department of Hungarian as a Foreign Language Different levels: from beginner (A1) to proficient (C2) Structure: (1) Intensive Hungarian language course (2) Lectures on Hungarian culture, arts, and history (3) Cultural programs Discounts for ELTE alumni Contact: W: www.elte.hu/en/summer_university_hungarian E: hlccp@rekthiv.elte.hu
  20. 20. BEAC: University Athletics Club • • Since its foundation in 1898, members of the club have won five Olympic gold medals and 400 Hungarian championship titles Over 30 sections: aerobics, athletics, badminton, basketball, chess, climbing, football, futsal, handball, hiking, karate, korfball, martial arts, speedminton, table tennis, triathlon, and waterpolo
  21. 21. Mass Sports Events • • 5vös5 (running contest on Lágymányos Campus, 5 kms, each September and May) ELTE Fit Night (try outs from various sports) BEAC: University Athletics Club
  22. 22. Sports for credits • • • • Via Neptun study system 6,000 HUF (~ 19.5 EUR)/course/semester 1 credit/sport 3 sports venues Sports available: Aerobics, Aikido, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Belly dancing, Bicycle tour, Cheerleading, Chess, Floorball, Football for women, Functional training, Futsal, Goju-ryu karate, Handball for both women and men, Hiking, Kung-fu, Lacrosse, Muay thai, Musical gymnastics, North European dances, Rowing, Running for beginners, Speedminton, Spinning, Swimming, Table tennis, Triathlon, TRX, Volleyball, … Contact: W: www.beac.hu/in-english E: info@beac.hu FB: www.facebook.com/elte.beac
  23. 23. Eötvös Art Ensemble www.zene.elte.hu • The first choir and university orchestra in higher education in Hungary • Three amateur groups (Béla Bartók University Choir, University Orchestra, and ELTE Folk Dance Group) on over forty international tours • Repertoire includes works of Hungarian composers, folk dance traditions of Hungarians and other cultures from the Carpathian Basin • Director: László Kovács (internationally acknowledged conductor and pianist)
  24. 24. Eötvös Art Ensemble: Béla Bartók University Choir • • • • • Named after Hungarian composer Béla Bartók Classical mixed choir (4 voices, ab. 70 singers) All types of music from baroque to contemporary Rehearsal: twice a week Want to join? Contact: muvegy@zene.elte.hu
  25. 25. Eötvös Art Ensemble: University Orchestra • • • • • • String orchestra Ab. 35 members All types of music from baroque to contemporary 8-10 concerts in Hungary per year, tours abroad Rehearsal: twice a week Want to join? Contact: muvegy@zene.elte.hu
  26. 26. Eötvös Art Ensemble: Folk Dance Group • • • • • • • Artistic director: Gábor Valach Members: (former) ELTE students Repertoire: folk dances and music from the ethnic groups in the Carpathian Basin Folk dance festivals in Hungary and abroad Beginner-intermediate group and advanced group Rehearsal: twice a week Want to join? Contact: www.elteneptanc.hu, www.facebook.com/elteneptanc, elteneptancegyuttes@gmail.com
  27. 27. Contact us! Department of International Education and Mobility Rector’s Office Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Address E-mail 1056 Budapest Szerb utca 21-23 iro@elte.hu Phone 0036 1 411 6543 Web www.elte.hu/en Facebook www.facebook.com/elteinternational

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